The VWC Series is designed for automatic vertical handling of chain only anchor rodes while offering an independent capstan for the retrieval of a secondary rope and chain rode or to assist with docking procedures.
Fully automatic single or dual direction chainwheel operation.
High-quality finish on above deck components, manufactured from marine grade 316 stainless steel and chromed bronze, for long term durability.
Integral chain pipe and stripper are aligned f or virtually jam-free operation providing automatic feed of chain into and out of the anchor locker.
Port and starboard chain pipes f or twin installations. (Sizes 2500 and above only.)
Cone-type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual free fall anchoring. Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe and precise operator control.
Chainwheel locking pawl.
Optional Band Brake a vailable for 3500 series unit.
Clutch disengagement of the chainwheel enables independent rope hauling from any direction, using the Max-grip™ snag-free warping drum for positive control of all ropes.
Simple through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the topworks utilising marine-grade stainless steel bolts.
Anodized aluminium gearbox and spacer tube on all models.
Heavy duty, dual direction motor, designed for marine winches.
Low Profile configurations (no warping drum) are available
Dual direction solenoid pack
Emergency crank/clutch release handle
Chainwheels to suit available chain sizes